School blown up in Mohmand

May 16, 2014

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GHALANAI: Unknown miscreants blew up a government primary school for boys in Kung area of Khwezai tehsil of Mohmand Agency, officials said on Thursday.

Sources said that some miscreants had planted an explosive device at the building of government primary school for boys in Kung, which exploded with a bang and completely destroyed the building. No loss of life was reported. However, the school record was damaged.

Meanwhile, members of peace committee exchanged fire with unknown miscreants. Officials of the political administration told Dawn that after the incident security forces conducted a search operation in the area and arrested two persons.

Acting education officer of Mohmand Agency Sardar Hussain said that Safi was the worst-hit area in the region where over 50 schools had been destroyed. He said that 14 of these schools had been rebuilt while work on the remaining schools was in progress. — Correspondent

Published in Dawn, May 16th, 2014